With the confluence of Alaknanda and Dhauliganga at Vishnuprayag in close proximity and view of Hathi Parvat, Joshimath has become a popular tourist attraction of Uttarakhand. The Lord Narsimha Temple of this hill-station is 1200 years old, a major highlight. The town is a gateway to major pilgrimage destinations of Uttarakhand.
Besides pilgrims, Joshimath is a perfect spot for adventure seekers. Opt for camping and trekking in and around the town. Through Indian Holiday’s Joshimath Tour Package, you open a wider canvas for you. Your holiday is no more confined to Joshimath, but you get to explore other popular attractions of the state as well, like Rishikesh, Haridwar, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Auli, Corbett, Dehradun and others. There are a myriad of fun-activity and interesting tourist spots awaiting you.
Best time to visit Joshimath for memorable vacation
October and November is the best time to visit Joshimath. These are the ideal months as the weather remains pleasant and cool. During this time, the region experiences a favorable climatic condition which makes exploration tours of the snow capped mountains comfortable.
Explore Popular Places on your Joshimath tour
Joshimath is an appealing hill station set amidst lush flora with the backdrop of the Himalayas. The popular tourist attractions to explore near Joshimath are:
Auli: It is a famous skiing destination and hill station of Uttarakhand. Auli is 20 km from Joshimath and here you can explore the natural beauty, green valley, peak, artificial lake, snow capped mountain, etc.
Badrinath Temple: This is a Hindu pilgrimage site and is one of the pilgrimage sites of Chardham of Uttarakhand. The Badrinath Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
Valley of Flowers: It is a famous trekking destination which is among the best destinations for adventure lovers. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and you can explore wonderful meadows of alpine flowers, mountains, and picturesque views.
Hemkund Sahib: It is the highest Gurudwara in the World located at Chamoli district, Uttarakhand.
Nanda Devi National Park: It is a getaway into the profuse flora and fauna of Uttarakhand.
How can I reach Joshimath
Joshimath is well connected by motorable roads with the major cities of Uttarakhand. Different modes of transportations available to reach Joshimath like air, road, and Train. Below is the list:
By Train: The nearest railway station is Rishikesh which is at approx. 250 km and Haridwar railway station is approx 270 km.
By Air: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun is the nearest airport to reach Joshimath which is at approx. 275 Kms.
By Road: You can take a bus, private car and sharing cab available at Haridwar and Rishikesh to reach Joshimath. It will take around an 8-hour drive to reach Joshimath by Road.
Accommodation at Joshimath
Yes, Indian Holiday offers you a couple of packages inclusive of Joshimath in which you can stay here and will get an opportunity to explore some nearby places. Some of the hotels we will recommend at Joshimath are Hotel Mount View, Himalayan Abode Home Stay, Nature Inn, GMVN Guest Houses etc.